Russian enterprises responded to the crisis by reducing staff costs and increasing functions of workers. As a result, the Russians are increasingly doing double the work for one salary, and the most vulnerable in the labour market were young people and people near retirement age, writes “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” , citing the results of a study of personnel Agency “yuniti” and polls PricewaterhouseCoopers
Official statistics said that unemployment in Russia is twice less than vacancies. However, finding a decent job now is very difficult – especially for people without professional experience or approaching retirement age.
Stricter requirements to personal qualities of nurses: an important stress and responsibility. And from applicants applying for managerial positions now require more flexibility, efficiency, ability to work proactively in a rapidly changing environment.
As told by the interviewed experts, employers look for experienced specialists, professionals in a specific field of activity, are increasingly valued employees with skills in related areas who can work literally for two.
More chances for employment received by the one who aimed at multi-tasking and in addition experience develops additional skills. For example, “bonuses” in the form of knowledge of a second foreign language or non-core software now can be key when choosing an employee.
However, despite the growing demands on staff, employers are not always willing to pay for a new staff functions.
Studies also show that it is difficult to find a job and a good salary. Companies are forced to optimize their costs and often the new employee receives less than its predecessor, while possessing high level of qualification.
According to the labor Ministry, the number of unemployed registered in bodies of service of employment, is at the beginning of October approximately 854 thousand people, while the number of vacancies declared by employers in the labor market reaches 1.4 million